Metro
Express
Mauritius

THE MAURITIUS METRO EXPRESS

Metro rails, also known as Mass Rapid Transport Systems (MRTS), are the quickest, most convenient ways to reach your destination. They run on newly laid out independent lines, which connect almost every key area of the island of Mauritius

Fast Facts

The Mauritius Metro is the quickest way to reach your destination. There are 19 stations in all to connect you with the most important locations in Mauritius. Frequent trains plying between important localities, offers multiple advantages to commuters.

The quick travel time and superior connectivity of the entire project make travel easier than ever before.

You don’t need to worry about timetables, or missing your train because of the high frequency and predictability of trains.

Travelling by the Metro Rail decreases your carbon footprint. By using efficient public transport, you’re also reducing air pollution and keeping roads congestion-free.

HIGHLIGHTS

• 26 km route
• Runs from Curepipe to Immigration in Port Louis
• 19 stations with 2 elevated swanky stations
• 4 bus interchanges

METRO OPERATIONS

• 2307 passengers/LRV
• 35-80 Km/hr
• Estimated time of 41 minutes

SAFETY

For the citizen of Mauritius who today has to struggle to get to work every morning or any other destination, the new Mauritius Metro Express promises a far more comfortable ride! Free to just sit back, relax in air-conditioned bliss and enjoy the ride from Rose Hill to Port Louis and thereafter from Curepipe to Port Louis.

The state-of-the-art, integrated Light Rail Transit (LTR) system being designed and constructed by Larsen & Toubro, India’s major technology, engineering and construction conglomerate is already in the making and will soon change the way the people of Mauritius commute.

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Replete with modern stations, elegant bridges & viaducts and advanced signaling, ticketing and passenger information systems, the Mauritius Metro will be a new, clean, green, safe and comfortable mode of travel.

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The 26-km route will connect Curepipe to Immigration Square in Port Louis and will feature 19 stations, 2 of which will be state-of-the-art elevated stations. The alignment will connect four major bus interchanges enabling a multimodal urban transit solution. Apart from stations, the scope of the project will include the construction of viaducts & bridges, track works (with substantial ballastless tracks including plinth, embedded and grass tracks), DC electric traction systems, ticketing & passenger information systems and integration with road traffic through advanced signalling systems, procurement of rolling stock from world majors in LRT (Light Rail Transit) and construction of depots along with maintenance equipment. Although the project is scheduled to be completed in 48 months, L&T commits to complete and deliver a priority section of 13 km in 24 months.